The third Len van Zyl Conductors’ Competition will take place in 2015/16. Open to South Africans not older than 33 on January 1, 2016. A performance opportunity and masterclasses with international conductors; the semifinalists and finalists perform with the CTPO and the winner receives an all-expenses-paid one-month internship with the Philadelphia Orchestra and two months’ study at Northwestern University in Chicago with Victor Yampolsky. Entry forms at www.cpo.org.za. Closing date is March 15. Info: Shirley@gueller.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.